As I reflect on a new year...a new decade...2020...my focus is on
"The Future is Bright"! Just like as I paddled through this cave on the Tam Coc Boat Tour and we came to the LIGHT on the other side! The Future is Bright!
You may say, "How can you know that the future is bright?"
Well, let me explain...
I have recently started the challenge of learning to drive a small 50cc motorbike in Hanoi. One of the instructions I have been given is to make sure that I look at where I want to go versus where I am. Where I focus my forward vision is where I will end up driving the motorbike. So, when I see a ditch, I don't want to focus on the ditch. I want to focus on the road ahead so I can avoid the ditch.
I realize, as I come into 2020, where I focus my vision is where I will steer my life. If I get distracted by the challenges that I will face and the difficulties that will come, I will steer my life into the darkness of these things versus the light that is on the other side. There maybe some dark caves or tunnels we find ourselves paddling through in 2020 but keep paddling. There is light on the other side. Focus on the promise you have. Focus on the goals you have set. Focus on the hope of a better tomorrow! There maybe weeping in the night BUT look for the joy...expect the joy...that will come in the morning!
Cindy writes about her adventures, observations, and other nuggets from living in another nation. She and John live in SE Asia. She will also share nuggets from her 58 plus years of life.